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Þhorn Gldr 4I

Edith Marold (ed.) 2012, ‘Þorbjǫrn hornklofi, Glymdrápa 4’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 83.

Þorbjǫrn hornklofiGlymdrápa
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text and translation

Ok allsnœfrir jǫfrar
orðalaust at morði
— endisk rauðra randa
rǫdd — dynskotum kvǫddusk.

Ok allsnœfrir jǫfrar kvǫddusk orðalaust dynskotum at morði; {rǫdd rauðra randa} endisk.
 
‘And the very vigorous rulers greeted each other wordlessly with din-shots at the battle; the voice of the red shields [BATTLE] sufficed.

notes and context

See st. 3.

On the arrangement of sts 3-4, for which this edn follows the Fsk mss, see Note to st. 3 [All].

readings

sources

Text is based on reconstruction from the base text and variant apparatus and may contain alternative spellings and other normalisations not visible in the manuscript text. Transcriptions may not have been checked and should not be cited.

editions and texts

Skj: Þórbjǫrn hornklofi, 1. Glymdrápa 4/5-8: AI, 22-3, BI, 20, Skald I, 13, NN §1020; Hkr 1893-1901, I, 110, IV, 30-1, ÍF 26, 103, Hkr 1991, I, 63 (HHárf ch. 10), F 1871, 42 ; Fsk 1902-3, 18 (ch. 2), ÍF 29, 69 (ch. 3); Fms 10, 187-8, Fms 12, 225, Flat 1860-8, I, 572 (HarHárf).

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